Media Coverage

January 4 2021

Advocates: Medicaid changes will harm NYers

Amsterdam News: “Moving the pharmacy benefit from Medicaid managed care to fee-for-service will jeopardize the success of SNPs without generating savings,” said Amida Care President & CEO Doug Wirth at a virtual town hall event discussing how New York State’s proposed Medicaid reform will put patients at risk.

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January 4 2021

All of Us/Todos nosotros: Lessons in beating back a virus

Manhattan Times: “It’s up to all of us to break down the serious structural barriers to accessing quality, affordable health care, including rampant discrimination and higher rates of poverty,” Amida Care President & CEO Doug Wirth was quoted in an article detailing Gay City News/Amida Care’s October webinar on COVID-19 and HIV.

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December 16 2020

Drug Program Cuts Threaten COVID Vaccine Effort

Gay City News: Slashing resources from health centers is “bad policy” and “bad timing,” says Amida Care’s Chief Business Development and Policy Officer Patrick McGovern in this piece about looming cuts to New York State’s 340B drug discount program.

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December 15 2020

Today’s Buzz: The Stonewall Community Foundation

NYN First Read: The Amida Care Fund at the Stonewall Community Foundation has awarded $30,000 in grants to several organizations providing innovative HIV services.

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December 10 2020

Amida Care’s Doug Wirth on BronxNet OPEN

BronxNet: Amida Care President & CEO Doug Wirth is interviewed by OPEN host Daren Jaime about ending the HIV epidemic in the Bronx and in New York State.

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